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AD Recommends: Best of the Week

AD Recommends: Best of the Week

Here’s five great projects you may have missed from last week! Check them all after the break.

Lantern Pavilion / AWP / Atelier Oslo A place able to shelter, invite and encourage more social events and to sustain new practices. Since the site is visible from afar, and from the railway separating thèse two distinct areas of the city it was essential to create an object that could be experienced from distance and reveal the square (read more…)

The Orange Cube / Jakob + Macfarlane Architects The ambition of the urban planning project for the old harbor zone, developed by VNF (Voies Naviguables de France) in partnership with Caisse des Dépôts and Sem Lyon Confluence, was to reinvest the docks of Lyon on the river side and its industrial patrimony, bringing together architecture and a cultural and commercial program (read more…)

Spiral House / Joeb Moore + Partners Architects Situated along the Connecticut shoreline of Long Island Sound, the Spiral House seeks to engage, enhance and reflect the surrounding coastal climate and its atmospherics of light, air, water. Formally and spatially, the house is a direct and pragmatic response to the strict environmental (FEMA and flood elevations) and local zoning restrictions and regulations (height, building setbacks, FAR, footprint) imposed on the building and site (see sectional diagram) (read more…)

AD Classics: MIT Chapel / Eero Saarinen Eero Saarinen is one of the most respected architects of the 20th Century, often regarded as a master of his craft. Known for his dynamic and fluid forms, his design for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s chapel takes on a different typology than his previous works. Completed in 1955, the MIT Chapel is a simple cylindrical volume that has a complex and mystical quality within (read more…)

Residential Building In Slovenia / Ravnikar Potokar Arhitekturni In line with the Decree on the Location Plan for the site along the railway station in Nova Gorica, Phase 2.a of the construction encompasses the construction of three 11-storey tower blocks, beneath which the construction of an underground garage is foreseen on the entire site of this phase (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Recommends: Best of the Week" 21 Feb 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/113970/ad-recommends-best-of-the-week-47/> ISSN 0719-8884

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